Startupbootcamp FinTech New York

About the Program

Startupbootcamp FinTech is the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation. We provide funding, mentorship, office space in the heart of Manhattan and access to a global network of corporate partners, mentors, investors and VCs, for up to 10 selected FinTech startups across the globe.

For three months, the selected startups collaborate with 400+ mentors, partners, and investors to build world class FinTech products, with the ultimate goal of becoming industry leading companies.  This program is supported locally by Mastercard, Rabobank, Santander, Thomson Reuters, Route 66 Ventures, Deutsche Bank and WilmerHale.

Startupbootcamp FinTech programs have accepted companies who have completed seed funding and those who are pre-seed.  We are looking for strong teams first and foremost, who are uniquely positioned to execute.  We have a strong bias towards diverse teams and encourage founders of all backgrounds to apply to the program.

What We Offer

  • Extensive mentorship from +400 entrepreneurs, investors, and partners
  • Access to top markets in US & Latin America, Europe and Asia
  • 3+1 months free office space
  • $20K cash grant per team
  • $600K+ in partner services
  • Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs
  • Invitation to SBC global alumni network and growth program

In return, we will become shareholders for 6% of equity. All contracts are simple, transparent, and available for all to see.


Key Focus Areas


Advanced Analytics

Mobile Security

Investments & Personal Finance


Financial Inclusion

Identity & Authentication

P2P Lending


  • Nov 18

    Applications open

  • Feb 14

    Applications close

  • Mar 11 - 13

    Selection Days

  • Apr 18

    Program begins

  • Jul 20

    Demo Day

What's the Deal?

3-Month Program

An intense 3-month program designed to support entrepreneurs scale their industry-changing technology businesses.


Expert-led sessions covering all scaling fundamentals - from business model canvas, lean methodology to fundraising

Corporate Partners

Connections to the leading corporates in your industry for pilot projects, partnership opportunities, and as customers

Global Network

Unmatched access to a global network of mentors, corporate partners, industry experts, and alumni across 40+ countries

Tailored Mentorship

Over 1000 carefully selected mentors from FinTech industry who provide hands-on support and valuable introductions

Coworking Space

Free desks for your entire team in a dynamic coworking space for the duration of the 3-month program

Living Expenses

$20K in cash per team to cover living expenses during the program

Perks & Discounts

More than $600K+ in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Google, Amazon, Salesforce, PayPal, SendGrid, and others

Alumni Growth Program

Continued post-program support far after the 3-month program through annual alumni only events, deals and tailored introductions

Industry Events

Exclusive opportunities to take part in leading FinTech conferences and events

Investor Access

Meet most active VCs and Angel investors in your industry from around the world

Demo Day

A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 400+ investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees

Startupbootcamp FinTech has partnered with the industry giants: Mastercard, Rabobank, Santander, Thomson Reuters, Route 66 Ventures, Deutsche Bank and WilmerHale to provide the expertise, exposure channels, and access to a network of industry professionals that most early-stage fintech startups would not be able to access otherwise.

The program is led by Jesse Podell, using his extensive background to focus on startups developing technology for the FinTech industry.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please get in touch at Please note that any information submitted in an application is completely confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of our organization.


The Startupbootcamp FinTech space is located in Grind West Street, New York City, a 10,000ft2 coworking hub in Verizon's landmark building - in Lower Manhattan, New York. The new space will harbour our FinTech program with an "environment that inspires knowledge sharing and collaboration among members of the coworking community and to enable them to problem solve and co-create with some of the best and brightest in their industries".

Grind - 140 West Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10007, USA Map

Startupbootcamp FinTech New York Team

Nektarios Liolios

Nektarios Liolios

Co-Founder & CEO
Megan Hayes

Megan Hayes

Program Manager
Victoria Cacicedo

Victoria Cacicedo

Head of Platform

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